Corpus ID: 53686293

Psychological Effects of Human Trafficking on the Second Generation

  title={Psychological Effects of Human Trafficking on the Second Generation},
  author={Katerina Calvo},
(Trauma, human trafficking, transgenerational) This thesis explores how the traumatic experience of human trafficking can have a psychological effect on the second-generation. As there is a lack of research and literature on the transgenerational traumatization of human trafficking, this is a comparative work that examines and compares the characteristics and effects of three other forms of trauma: torture, sexual assault, and the Holocaust. This paper then extrapolates to consider what similar… Expand
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